Matt Greenstein


Gophers hope to defend Big Ten tourney banner

With runners on first and third, Sam Macken singled into right field, driving in the game-winning run against Michigan last season and solidifying the Gophers’ first Big Ten title since 1999.   Minnesota will begin its journey to repeat that championship this weekend.  

Ritter’s coaching has big impact on staff

Pitching coach Piper Ritter spends games signaling to her pitchers and catchers, giving cues for any adjustments that she sees fit.   But Ritter’s coaching started far before she landed her current role at Minnesota in 2007.

Duo goes from rivals to teammates

Once bitter rivals, Erika Rozell and Kylie Stober are now collegiate teammates.   Rozell attended Lakeville North High School, while Stober attended the school’s crosstown nemesis, Lakeville South.